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Minecraft 13w17a
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Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

April 25, 2013[1]

Snapshot for

1.6.1

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version

64

13w17a is the third snapshot released for Java Edition 1.6.1.

Additions[]

Blocks[]

Hardened Clay
  • Obtained by smelting a clay block.

Gameplay[]

Tooltips
  • Added extra tooltip info in the search tab for the creative inventory.

Changes[]

Blocks[]

Carpets
  • Crafting recipe now gives three carpet blocks.

Mobs[]

Zombies
  • Now have a low chance to spawn more zombies when they take damage.
    • This is an early version of the function; In the future, this will mainly apply to spawning zombies out of sight in enclosed spaces.[2]

World generation[]

Lakes
  • No longer generate in deserts.
    • Water lakes only generate on the edge of desert and desert hills biomes; lava lakes still will, however.

Gameplay[]

Tooltips
  • Shows what category a block/item is in.

Fixes[]

9 issues fixed
From the launcher
  • MC-13692 – Launcher Beta - OS X with Retina Display is pixelated.
  • MC-14606 – New Minecraft Launcher unable to play/download snapshot.
From released versions before 1.6.1
  • MC-22 – Jukebox audio volume doesn't decrease.
  • MC-1407 – Tamed wolves and cats despawn.
  • MC-7134 – Silverfish breaking blocks when "mobGriefing" is set to false.
  • MC-8112 – Pick-block and furnaces bug.
  • MC-8260 – Achievement "Hot Topic" uses faceless furnace icon.
  • MC-12133 – Arrows visually float when shot into a block.
From the 1.6.1 development versions
  • MC-14618 – Custom language-pack removal.

Trivia[]

  • This snapshot, being the third for 1.6.1, was released in the same week of the year as the third snapshot for 1.3.1, 12w17a.

References[]

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